Fireworks and Pipe Bombs: How Greek Towns Celebrate Easter
On the island of Chios, rival parishes launch makeshift rockets at each other, while on Andros, iron pipes filled with gunpowder blow up right next to the Easter procession.
What It's Really Like to Work on a Greek Party Island
"An entire bathroom stall was covered in shit. I stood guard, making sure no one tried to go in, while my boss put on a mask and walked in there to clean up the mess."
Photos of the Destructive Wildfires Devastating Greece
In this small town right outside of Athens, 26 of the 74 people killed in the wildfires were found on a single plot of land.
I've Broken Out of Jail by Helicopter, Twice
We spoke to Alket Rizai about his escapes, which were remarkably similar to the escape last week by French prisoner Redoine Faid.
Women Talk About the Worst Body Shaming They've Experienced
"I've been told that I look like a reptile and that my skin is repulsive."
I Went to a 'Bar Fight Seminar' to Learn to Defend Myself Against Angry Drunks
With some basic Krav Maga and a broken bottle or two, you can win any bar brawl.
The Corruption I Saw Working for a Greek Public Hospital
Giving money to a doctor before surgery is a no-no, but after the operation, it's a "thank-you present."
Child Refugees Are Being Abused By European Border Officials
A report by Doctors Without Borders details the mistreatment of refugees along the Balkan Route.
What It's Like to Transition in Different Parts of the World
From Canada to Serbia, and all the way to Australia—eight individuals talk about coming out as transgender in their respective countries.
I Spent 24 Hours Stuck in a Hole on the Side of a Mountain
Alexander Katritsis thought climbing a mountain would help him deal with his grief. Instead, he fell down a slope and his problems only got worse.
A Struggling Greek Family Opened Their Home to Refugees
Stamatis and Katerina share the little they have with a family of refugees who have nothing.
We Talked with Idomeni Villagers About Helping Refugees in Their Tiny Border Town
"While there should never have been this much suffering, I feel blessed that I could do something."
Kostas Koukoumakas, Photos: Alexandros Avramidis